Ph.D Candidate
Department of Computer Science,
Wayne State University

Research Interests

Edge computing, computer system, cognitive service


  • Sep 2015 – Current

    Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science, Wayne State University

  • Aug 2011 – Jul 2015

    B.S. in Computer Science, Tongji University, Shanghai, China


  • Lanyu Xu, Healther Ann Fritz and Weisong Shi, User Centric Design for Aging Population: Early Experiences and Lessons, in Proceedings of the 1st IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems, and Engineering Technologies (CHASE 2016), June 27-29, 2016. Washington DC.
  • Weisong Shi, Jie Cao, Quan Zhang, Youhuizi Li, and Lanyu Xu. “Edge Computing: Vision and Challenges.” Technical Report MIST-TR-2015-008, December 2015.
  • Jie Cao, Lanyu Xu, Raef Abdallah and Weisong Shi, “EdgeOS_H: A Home Operating System for Internet of Everything.” Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2017 IEEE 37th International Conference on. IEEE, 2017.
  • Raef Abdallah, Lanyu Xu and Weisong Shi, “Lessions and Experiences of a DIY Smart Home.” In proceeding of 1st SmartIoT Workshop, in conjunction with SEC 2017, San Jose, Oct 14, 2017

Contact Me

5057 Woodward Ave, Suite 2218
Detroit, MI, 48202
Email: xu.lanyu at